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How to get from Barcelona to Girona

Transport by train, bus and guided tour in Catalonia


Nucli antic de Girona  Calle de la Baixada de la Verge de la Pera, por detràs de la Plaçá dels Apòstols en Girona.
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Girona is a popular city in Catalonia, particularly for people looking for a quieter place than Barcelona to base themselves from which to explore the north of the region. How to get from Barcelona to Girona by train, bus and car.

This page is about getting between these two cities in Catalonia. If you are traveling from Girona airport, check out this guide to public and private Girona Airport Transfers.

How to Get from Barcelona to Girona by Train

The new high-speed AVE train from Barcelona to Girona will get you from city to city in just 37 minutes. This is a lot more convenient than taking the bus or driving, but you might wish to consider a guided tour to get the most out of your trip north of Barcelona.

Book Train Tickets in Spain or read about Barcelona Bus and Train Stations

How to Visit Girona by Guided Tour from Barceona

Lots of tour companies run guided tours of Girona from Barcelona, almost always combining the visit with other destinations. Some of the more popular tours are:

How to Get from Barcelona to Girona by Bus

Sagalés is the name of the bus company that runs the route from Barcelona to Girona. There are not many buses per day; you are better off taking the train. See the timetable here: Barcelona to Girona Bus Timetable

See also: Barcelona Bus and Train Stations

How to Get from Barcelona to Girona by Car

Follow the AP-7 road from Barcelona to Girona. Note that AP roads are toll roads.

See also: Hiring a Car in Spain

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